Today's Features

  • INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana Knights of Columbus held its state convention in Indianapolis April 26, 27 and 28. Attending from the Tell City Knights of Columbus Council 1172 were Gene Hurm, Clarence Franchville and Dan Goble.
    Hurm was re-elected to Indiana State Council Warden and Franchville was reappointed to Indiana State Council District Deputy 36.
    The featured speaker at the banquet was Carl Erskine, a baseball player who was a part of the Brooklyn Dodgers team in the 1950s.

  • Emma and Eli Bauer will compete in a national pageant later this year in Louisville, Ky., after placing in the Indiana Hoosier Queen of the CommonWealth pageant held in April.

    Emma was named the 2013 Humanitarian Indiana Hoosier Queen of the CommonWealth. She earned this title by donating more than 1,600 items to local animal shelters. Eli was crowned 2013 Master of the Indiana Hoosier Queen of the CommonWealth. The brother and sister are the children of Teresa and David Baur.

  • Mary Thrasher, center, celebrated her upcoming 90th birthday with a party at Evangelical United Church of Christ April 13. Her daughter, Karen Marcroft of Mountain View, Calif., behind Mary, and her niece Aleta Best of Sterling Va., right, traveled to Tell City to help Mary celebrate.

  • SPENCER COUNTY – Nearly 100 Lincoln Hills Development Corp. employees and volunteers participated in a Bridges Out of Poverty workshop last month. The workshop is based on a book by DeVol, Payne and Smith, which discusses challenges faced by low income Americans and the hidden rules of economic class.

  • TELL CITY – The Tell City Kiwanis Club is selling discounted Coke products and barbecue for a fundraiser, just in time for Memorial Day and graduation celebrations.
    Orders are being taken for Boston butts prepared by Bill and Dave’s Smokin’ Pit at the cost of $30. It feeds between 20 and 25 people. Half orders are also available at $15; these orders feed 10 to 12 people.

  • SALEM – Friends and family are invited to help Opal Foertsch celebrate her 90th birthday from 2 to 4 p.m. EDT Saturday, May 11 at the Salem-Washington County Senior Center, 1705 North Shelby St., Salem.
    Opal’s daughters, Jackie and Suzanne, will host the open house birthday party and invite everyone to stop by and wish Opal a happy birthday. She has requested no gifts.

  • Rebecca Young and Brandon Hanks of Tell City announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Glen and Lori Young. Mr. Hanks is the son of Kenny and Anissa Hanks.
    The wedding is planned for 2 p.m. Saturday, May 18, 2013, at Patesville Baptist Church in Hawesville, Ky.

  • Katelyn Hoesli, daughter of Steven and Casey Hoesli of Tell City, won the title first runner up in the Indiana 2013 Supreme Queen baby division. Hoesli’s picture, seen in the first picture below and taken by Debra’s Studio in Tell City, was also the winner of Indiana’s 2013 Supreme Queen most photogenic.

  • Nancy Etienne, community sales representative with Medi Home Care, met with the residents at Oakwood Health Campus to share health tips and new products on the market to better assist them when they return home.

    Health News With Nancy is offered monthly as part of the Lifelong Learning Program held for the residents on the Transitional Care neighborhood at Oakwood Health Campus.

  • Trilogy Health Services holds a quarterly theme dinner for residents in each of its campuses through the year. Recently, the mystery theme dinner unfolded clues throughout the week and ended with a dinner and the arrest of the jewel thief responsible for stealing the Oakwood Jewels.